EE vs Sky Broadband

EE Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 26.66 Mbps
Average Upload 7.1 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
Sky Broadband Logo

Performance Score
Average Download 25.75 Mbps
Average Upload 8.37 Mbps
Average Latency 16ms (smaller is better)
 
 EE LogoSky Broadband Logo
Service TypesVDSL, FibreVDSL, Fibre
Average Speed Test Result26.66 Mbps25.75 Mbps
Tests above 50 Mbps23%24%
Speed Range Rank61st best speed range62nd best speed range
Speed Test Rank3rd fastest5th fastest

EE vs Sky Broadband: Speed Comparison

EE Broadband is the seventh most tested broadband provider in the UK, while Sky Broadband is the UK's third most tested ISP with 5,221,674 tests performed this year, compared to EE's 935,105 speed tests. While looking at the fastest speeds seen from each broadband provider often doesn't tell the full story — Sky Broadband is fourth with 1,887.37 Mbps, EE eighth with 3,135.43 Mbps — looking at download speed ranges alongside the percentage of speed tests higher than 50 Mbps will give a clearer picture. In this case, EE has a better broadband speed range than Sky Broadband, ranking 61st nationally, compared to Sky Broadband coming in at 62nd place. 23% of EE's internet speed test results were higher than 50 Mbps, compared to 24% of Sky Broadband's.

EE vs Sky Broadband: Performance Ranges Overview

We class broadband speed distributions as follows: very slow under 10 Mbps; slow 10-30 Mbps; adequate 30-60 Mbps; good 60-80 Mbps; fast 80-300 Mbps; very fast over 300 Mbps.


Looking at broadband performance, 63% of EE's internet speed tests were slow or very slow. This is better than Sky Broadband, who had 68% of their broadband speed tests classied "slow" or worse. For the average user needing only adquate or "good" internet service, 32% of Sky Broadband's download speeds fell between 30 and 80 Mbps. This is 1.1 times lower than the 35% of EE's speed test results in the same range.

EE Broadband Performance Ranges

Sky Broadband Performance Ranges

EE vs Sky Broadband: Performance by Location

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EE vs Sky Broadband: Consumer Review Comparison

EE Logo
3.06

118 Reviews
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Sky Broadband Logo
2.47

286 Reviews
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1 star

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021